Accounting Manager (AP)
A Tokyo listed electronics device company that makes various products for many different end clients from Mega banks to luxury brands and even animation studios. Because they manufacture whole products and also parts of products they have both B2C and B2B businesses which is interesting and strong market presence.
Although it is Headquartered in Japan the Tokyo office is extremely international and has a flat structure due to the large number of visiting employees and expats from other countries.
The client is searching for an organized, motivated Manager for Accounts Payable and related tax role to increase team accuracy and efficiency and provide strong leadership to our Accounts Payable team. The Manager will ensure that the team operates smoothly, maintain accurate and complete records regarding payments to suppliers, vendors, and employees and train and support Accounts Payable staff members. You will also serve as a liaison between the Accounts Payable team and external teams/parties, including lenders, suppliers, and tax agencies.
≪ Key Responsibilities ≫
・Manages and supervises the accounts payable team and member in the organization
・Manages functions like maintaining the general ledger and accounts payable
・Ensures that systems, policies, and procedures adhere to company policies while functioning with accuracy and timeliness
・Ensures that the accounts payable and the company's financial obligations are met efficiently
・Oversees tax-related processes / tax convention
・Keep track of the company's expenditures, maintain a database and provide reports as and when requested by supervisors
・Keeps track of the status of all payment transactions taking place within the company and external vendors and contractors.
・More than 5-7 years' experience in accounting
・Tax or tax convention experience is plus
・IT/ERP project experience is preferable
・Native Japanese/Business in English (especially for reading & writing)